Welcome to Mays meetup! We're delighted to welcome 3 speakers this month. Peter Poliwoda (@PeterPoliwoda), Conall Laverty (@conallLaverty) and PJ Fitzpatrick (@opensourcepj).
**Any late arrivals on the night just call Sean: [masked] to open the door. Pizza will be arriving at 7 pm before the talks, get in early! :)**
Peter Poliwoda http://peterpoliwoda.me is a full Stack Software Developer at IBM. Hobbyist designer. Front End, Mobile apps, IoT. Curious first adopter of new tech. Peter likes solving problems of day to day life using software and enjoys building solutions that make life easier. If a problem can be explained, it can be solved.
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Conall Laverty is the Founder & CEO of Wia, one of the world’s leading Internet of Things cloud platforms. Wia provides a simple way for people and things to talk to each other with just a few lines of code. The platform is now being used by developers in more than 85 countries and has attracted over €1m in venture capital funding with backers including Suir Valley Ventures, Enterprise Ireland and NDRC. He is a key figure in the Irish Internet of Things ecosystem. Previously Conall was CTO of Big Motive, a creative technology company based in London and Belfast. There he architected and developed products for BBC, Net-a-Porter, Channel 4 and Nokia. He is also Technical Director of Woogie, an innovation consultancy who has worked with Cambridge Silicon Radio, Deezer and startups throughout Ireland. He attained a First Class Honourary Masters from Queen’s University Belfast in Computer Games Development.
MDA at Wia: An Introduction to Module Driven Architecture
Learn how Module Driven Architecture is used at Wia for implementing all of their backend services and APIs
PJ Fitzpatrick has close to 30 years experience in IT, Trading, Derivative Pricing, ALM, Credit Risk and Market Risk for Irish and International Banks.
Current areas of interest in Crypto are risk measurement/mitigation and writing smart contracts for bitcoin, ethereum, eos and lisk.
Bitcoin Scripting in Nodejs
- Introduction to bitcoin
- Why you should get involved in bitcoin programming
- Viewing existing transactions using bitcoinjs-lib and blockchain.info api
- Setting up local test environment for bitcoin using bitcoinjs-lib, bitcoind and bitcoin-cli
- Creating on chain transactions in local test environment using bitcoinjs-lib
- Extending bitcoin functionality by creating trades that have both on and off chain transactions
Address: 60-63, Dawson St Dawson St, Dublin 2, D02 VY51 2nd Floor, Room 201 (IBAT College)
18:30 – Doors Open / Networking / Grab a Drink
19:00 – Grab some pizza, have a chat before our talks begin.
Intro to Speaker & Sponsors with Sean Walsh, nearForm
19:15 - GUEST SPEAKER Peter Poliwoda
19:45 - Q&A available to the speaker
19:50 - GUEST SPEAKER Conall Laverty
20:10 - Q&A available
20:20 - GUEST SPEAKER PJ Fitzpatrick
20:50 Q&A available
21:00 - Finish
Hope to see you all there and as always, we'll have free pizza & beer! :)
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